Online Tools for Career Planning

​​Career Services goes beyond on-campus advising and job fairs. Career Services also has online tools to help y​ou with your career. Below are a few of the tools available online.

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Find a Job

Whether you are looking for an entry-level job while attending college classes, or a full-time career after graduation, our Jobs for Students page will link you to online job banks.

Looking for on-campus options for your job search (like career fairs)? Return to the Career Services home page.

Explore Careers

Trying to decide what career path is best for you?

The Living Wage Calculator is an online tool for job exploration. It answers the question, "How much money is enough money?"

Find out what your household income needs to be to get by (and then get ahead). Calculate your living wage.

CHOICES 360- Discover Your Career Path

Selecting a career pathway can be a challenging task! Career assessments can help you find out your career interests, skills, values, and more. Choices360, the official assessment tool for Dallas College, is an easy-to-use, comprehensive career exploration and information system. Start today and find your way!

  1. Take a career assessment (your Dallas College login will be required) to get started.
  2. Once logged in, update your account and agree to the privacy policy.
  3. Select "Career Planning," and then select "Learn About Yourself."
  4. Complete the Interest Profiler, Career Cluster Assessment, Work Values Sorter and Basic Skills Survey. You can choose to take the other remaining assessments for more comprehensive results.
  5. After completing the assessment, please email your name and the best way to contact you to the campus of your choice.

Select a Guided Pathway

After completing a career assessment, choose a guided pathway from t​he following career paths:

A guided pathway is a step-by-step guide with courses mapped out for you. This helps you take only the classes you need to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a university or enter the workforce.

Get Hired

What if you had a step-by-step guide to landing a job? Wouldn't that be amazing?

Well, you do! And it is!

The guide is called The Careers College, and it is an online program with insider secrets to mastering each critical step in the job search process — from interviewing to negotiating salary. Typically The Careers College costs $297, but Dallas College students get it for free.

Information on how to get started with The Careers College is available in SharePoint:

Already have an account? Visit The Careers College at dcccd3.tcclearning.com.